Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
340 AM EDT Sun Oct 15 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the highest
1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the average of
the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

LEZ020-151515-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
340 AM EDT Sun Oct 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 35 knot gales late this afternoon. Showers with a
chance of thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds late.
.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots overnight. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Partly to mostly
sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Buffalo is 65 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-151515-
Lower Niagara River-
340 AM EDT Sun Oct 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Showers
with a chance of thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may
produce gusty winds late.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening, then
becoming mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Partly sunny in the
morning, then becoming mostly sunny.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming
southwest. Becoming mainly clear.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots. Becoming mainly clear.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LEZ040-041-151515-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
340 AM EDT Sun Oct 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 35 knot gales this afternoon. Showers with a chance
of thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds
late. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots overnight. Scattered showers
overnight. Waves 7 to 11 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 14 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. A chance
of showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest
10 knots or less. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ042-151515-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
340 AM EDT Sun Oct 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 35 knot gales late this afternoon. Showers with a
chance of thunderstorms late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty
winds late. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots overnight. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers overnight.
Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves
7 to 11 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
14 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in
the morning. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
and diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

LOZ043-044-151515-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
340 AM EDT Sun Oct 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest and
increasing to 30 knots. Showers with a chance of thunderstorms
late. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds late. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 30 knots overnight. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers overnight.
Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves
7 to 10 feet building to 10 to 13 feet, then subsiding to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mainly
clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Becoming mainly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

The water temperature off Rochester is 44 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-151515-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
340 AM EDT Sun Oct 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 25 knots. Scattered showers late.
Waves 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest gales to 35 knots becoming northwest and
diminishing to 15 to 25 knots overnight. Showers with a chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers overnight.
Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds in the evening. Waves
5 to 8 feet building to 10 to 13 feet, then subsiding to 7 to
10 feet. Waves occasionally around 16 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west.
Becoming mainly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots. Mainly clear. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

HITCHCOCK/RSH


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